21Feb 2012

Though not everyone has quite jumped on the Google+ bandwagon yet, reports are showing that the service is experiencing significant growth, with its traffic increasing by more than 55 percent in December 2011. Now, more than ever, it is important for brands to become more familiar with the functions of Google+ and its potential benefit […]

04Jan 2012

      In case you haven’t heard the news: Traffic to Google+ jumped 55 percent in the month of December and is expected to hit 400 million users by the end of 2012. I know, it’s almost impressive, right? But many small business owners are still completely ignoring the platform, either because they’re not […]

16Nov 2011

1. Google+ Profile Photo Banners Customize the Google+ banner at the top of your profile to represent your business or personal brand.   2. Head to offers a simple way to chop up a photo into five banner-optimized mini-pics to add to your profile. For best results start with an image that’s already […]

15Nov 2011

According to TechCrunch Google has accidentally announced its read-only APIs for Google+ Photos and Videos in a blog post the company put up too soon and then pulled down today. The removed blog post said: Google+ gives users full control of their information, and we’re starting with read-only access to public albums, photos, and videos. […]

11Nov 2011

Today, Google announced a site called Google For Veterans, that provides tools and assistance for those men and women that fought and continue to fight for their country. Google’s Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond, introduced the site today: There are almost 22 million military veterans in the United States today and millions more around the […]

08Nov 2011

Google just launched Google+ for brands and businesses. The much-anticipated release of Google+ pages for brands has been discussed for months and how it might be better than Facebook fan pages for businesses, celebrities, and organizations. From your local laundry shop to that pizza restaurant downtown, Google+ Pages will help users connect by establishing a […]

07Nov 2011

So, just how exactly can Google + help businesses? To answer this question, we may need to monitor the successes and challenges of the Ford Motor Company. The 100+ year old car manufacturer loves social media, and can add to its bragging rights the fact that it’s one of the first brands to try out […]

07Oct 2011

Facebook is taking yet another step toward becoming more Twitter-like by allowing Facebook profile owners to tag non-friends in the comment threads of their public posts. This update brings Facebook profile users one step closer to becoming their own idealized, public brands, and arrives upon the heels of the Facebook Subscribe button, which allows Facebook […]

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